Welcome to the Quality Strategy Network (QSN), the leading membership organisation for individuals overseeing quality and academic standards in UK higher education.

If you are a dedicated professional responsible for the management of quality and academic standards within the UK higher education sector, QSN is your platform for collaboration, discussion, and advancement. Our primary mission is to provide a forum where members can engage in insightful discussions about key issues related to quality management and enhancement. Through our annual conference and a range of webinars and symposia, we foster a vibrant community where specific topics of interest can be explored in depth. By joining QSN, you gain access to a network of like-minded professionals who share your commitment to elevating the quality and academic standards in higher education. Here’s what QSN has to offer:

  1. Collaborative Exchange: Engage in meaningful conversations with peers who understand the unique challenges and opportunities within the UK higher education landscape. Share insights, experiences, and best practices that contribute to the continuous improvement of quality management.
  2. Annual Conference: Attend our flagship event, the QSN Annual Conference, where renowned experts and thought leaders gather to discuss cutting-edge strategies, innovative approaches, and emerging trends in quality management and enhancement. Gain valuable knowledge and build connections with industry influencers.
  3. Webinars and Symposia: Participate in our regular webinars and symposia, which focus on specific topics of interest to the higher education community. Delve into issues such as curriculum design, assessment methods, quality assurance frameworks, and student engagement, among others. Expand your knowledge and stay up to date with the latest developments.
  4. Networking and Collaboration: Connect with fellow members and establish valuable professional relationships through our networking events. Share resources and exchange ideas to drive positive change and enhance the quality of higher education

By being part of QSN, you position yourself at the forefront of quality management and enhancement in UK higher education. Join our community of dedicated professionals today and contribute to shaping the future of quality and academic standards. Sign up now and unlock a world of collaboration, knowledge sharing, and professional growth with the Quality Strategy Network (QSN).

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QSN is a membership organisation for individuals who are responsible for the management of quality and academic standards within UK higher education. It provides a forum for the discussion of key issues relating to quality management and enhancement and organises an annual conference and smaller webinars or symposia to discuss specific topics of interest.

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Upcoming Events

Lessons from the Abrahart Case- Webinar

In association with ARC and AHEP, will be hosting a webinar on Thursday 25th April between 13:00-15:00. The “problem with the University’s reliance on its own Regulations and policies… was that they are not the law. They were subject to the law, including the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.” (Mr Justice Lindon, Feb 2024). In a landmark case in February 2024,

Event Dates: 25/04/2024 1:00 pm - 25/04/2024 3:00 pm
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QSN 23/24 Webinar Series: QSN reflections on TEF, and what do we need to do next?

This session will provide an opportunity to reflect on our experiences of having gone through TEF. We will then consider where, as QA professionals, we need to focus our attention going forward, both regards a future TEF exercise and more immediately how it has impacted on approaches to quality assurance. In this session we will hear from Professor Sean Wellington

Event Dates: 07/12/2023 3:00 pm - 07/12/2023 5:00 pm
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QSN 23/24 Symposium: Shaping the future: Approaches to Gen AI in UK Higher Education

This symposium is designed to bring together QSN member institutions to discuss, debate, and shape the future of artificial intelligence in academia. As we stand at the cusp of a new era in education technology, Generative AI has emerged as a ground breaking tool with the potential to revolutionise teaching methods, research practices, and the overall learning experience. This symposium aims

Event Dates: 18/04/2024 10:15 am - 18/04/2024 3:15 pm
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QSN 17th Annual Conference:

Save the date We're pleased to inform you that QSN will be hosting its 17th Annual Conferenced 12-13th September 2024, Conference Aston, Birmingham Please note registration is not yet available

Event Dates: 12/09/2024 11:30 am - 13/09/2024 2:00 pm
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